As the largest organic vineyard in the region, Bill Byron wines has 60 hectares dedicated to its premium organic grapes—17 hectares of Cabernet Sauvignon, 26 hectares of Shiraz and 17 hectares of Merlot.
The Findley family went organic in 2009 in an effort to remove the stuffiness around organic wine and create a high-quality organic wine at a reasonable price. The entire vineyard was converted to organic in 2010, with certification from NAASA arriving in January 2013..
As a fourth generation farmer, Bill Byron understood the land. He chose the historic wine region of Mudgee for its volcanic clay soil famous for producing premium red grapes.
The nearby Cudgegong River keeps the clay soil rich and fertile, and a heavy quartz content in the soil gives great drainage.